It's a momentous occasion for us at APMG – we've recently established a partnership with the World Bank Group (WBG) to create a new certification program for people working with Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).
The need for resilient, sustainable and new infrastructure is on the rise globally. Executives around the world are concerned about the adequacy and existence of infrastructure.
Infrastructure has finally made it to the top of political agenda following many years of neglect and decades of improper planning.
Late last year I was teaching a course on infrastructure finance, in a highly regarded University in Brazil and one of the students asked me, without context: “how to bring losers on board of a Public-Private Partnership project?”
When it was set up in 1991, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was mandated to help former Soviet and former socialist countries open up to market-based economies.
IsDB is one of the Multi-National Development Banks (MDB) supporting the APMG Public-Private Partnerships Certification Program, as well as a major contributor to the PPP Certification Program Guide.
In a PPP project the public sector invites the private sector, via a bidding process, to design, build, finance and operate an asset in order to provide a service to or on behalf of the public sector.
At conferences, in meetings, and even during casual work conversations, I am asked the same two questions: “Which countries a
10 years ago, I saw these thought-provoking figures, “1.2 billion people live without electricity. 2.4 billion people don’t have improved sanitation. At least 663 million people lack access to safe drinking water.”
LONDON, June 20, 2016—APMG International just launched the new APMG Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Certification Program. The Certification Program has been developed to establish good practices across the globe for professionals working on PPPs.
I’ve been immersed in the world of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for over a decade, and during that time I have seen first-hand how these partnerships can help large-scale infrastructure projects overcome serious challenges.
A question I often receive at meetings is how to calculate value for money in PPPs. Many governments hire consultancy services that produce impressive spreadsheets on VfM.
This is an unprecedented time of change for the healthcare sector globally. Demand is rising exponentially as life expectancy increases, and patients are better informed and have higher expectations. The information revolution has also given clinicians better access to evidence-based practice,
Over 110 delegates attended our event in Seoul, one of three events held last week showcasing the APMG PPP Certification Program.
I was delighted to attend the 7th PPPAMÉRICAS event in Santiago de Chile last week.
We’re delighted to announce the introduction of our online training initiative to support candidates studying for the APMG Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Certification Program.
Stefan Reich highlights four of the key subjects discussed at the recent International Infrastructure Dialogue 2016, held in Frankfurt, 22 - 23 June:
Infrastructure Dialogue “Off the beaten track” took place on 22-23 June 2016 at the Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt. Having attended both days, these are my perspectives on three highlights that were of particular interest to me.
Download the pdf below for a concise overview of APMG's PPP Certification Program - including information on the PPP Guide, Online Training Course, exams and the CP3P credential:
Download the pdf below for details on how to become an accredited training provider for APMG's PPP Certification Program:
I am a Water Engineer/Consultant and have been working for a number of years now on helping water utilities around the world optimize their network operations, with a partic
Greater collaboration between the public and private sector in emerging markets is transforming property and infrastructure and providing exciting opportunities for economic growth. We are now seeing public private partnerships (PPPs/P3s) in a wider range of countries, as well as in new sectors (
2016 saw the much anticipated launch of the APMG Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Certification Program.
Making successful cases for Public Private Partnerships
Mark Williams, property and infrastructure lead at PA Consulting Group and John Wilkinson, MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation PFI Advisor (on secondment from PA Consulting Group)
La semana pasada, los delegados que acudieron al curso CP3P Foundation-Madrid de K-Infra e hicieron el examen en las instalaciones de K-Infra, recibieron su nota definitiva, y todos ellos aprobaron.
PPPs and the World Bank have gone hand-in-hand since the model’s inception. Developing countries struggle to address infrastructure investment deficits without PPPs and struggle to get PPPs off the ground without the backing of multilateral development banks (MDBs).
The PPP Professional Certification, the CP3P, is an extraordinary tool that enables professionals in infrastructure segments around the world to have a common language for terms involved in structuring and managing a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project.
A new wave of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) market development has been emerging in Korea since the introduction of the APMG PPP Program Guide in Seoul in June 2016. Following the launch of the APMG PPP Train
The Foundation level training, aimed at candidates from public sector institutions in Lesotho, was delivered in Maseru by Training Byte Size, an accredited training provider.
‘Direct procurement for customers’ (direct procurement for short) is a new delivery model for the regulated UK water sector, proposed by Ofwat (the UK water sector economic regulator) in December 2015[i].
The problem with any new or rebranded methodology is that every consultancy rebadges its consultants to demonstrate they have significant track record in this particular discipline and are therefore should be the advisor of choice when you want to access the professional skills.
The universal discourse around the issue of infrastructure deficit within Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (EMDE) has gained considerable traction, particularly over the last few decades.
A significant number of government and business leaders across Africa have come to accept the benefits of Public Private Partnerships as a strategic option, an alternative procurement and financial structuring methodology.
It was announced today at the 3rd China PPP Financing Forum that World Bank Group (WBG) and China Public Private Partnerships Centre (CPPPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) stating that both parties will work together regardi
The much-awaited Preparation exam for APMG’s PPP Certification Program was launched today at the Regional Round Tables on Infrastructure Governance, in Cape Town, South Africa.
The PPP Certification Guide, a key reading material for APMG’s PPP Certification Program is now available in Spanish and in English.
The PPP Certification Guide, a key reading material for APMG’s PPP Certification Program, is now available in Chinese. The PPP Guide is already available in Latin-American Spanish and English.
Matthew Perna is a PPP practitioner and one of our first successful APMG PPP Certification Program’s Preparation Exam candidate. We caught up with Matthew Perna to understand his PPP journey and how the PPP Certification Program adds value to his career.
The third and final exam within APMG’s PPP Certification Program will be available soon.
The PPP Certification Guide, a key reading material for APMG’s PPP Certification Program, is now available in French. The FREE to download PPP Guide is already available in Latin-American Spanish, Chinese and English.
APMG had the opportunity to chat with first ever successful candidates to have completed the Preparation exam of APMG’s PPP Certification course from our ATO in Korea - P3Korea, thus getting closer to achieving the coveted CP3P credential.
Since its launch in June 2016, APMG's PPP Certification Program has grown by leaps and bounds. This infographic provides a visual summary of the certification program so far. (As of 31 January 2018)